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Rwandan miners have protested a new law that bans artisanal mining, saying it could frustrate investment and push out most of them.

Nagpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, Delhi, has ordered that Maharashtra should strictly follow Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines of 2016 framed by the MoEFCC in

Livingstone Akanni lives in Kubwa Extension II Residential Area, a suburb some kilometres from the Abuja city centre.

With Karnataka rejecting the draft notification, the Centre had asked the state to form a state-level committee to readdress the issue.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Department of Mines & Geology Vs State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Punjab dated 24/09/2018. The Department of Mines & Geology, State of Punjab has presented this Review Application under to review the Judgment passed by NGT dated 3rd August, 2018.

HYDERABAD: The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has given the green signal to state-owned ONGC limited for Additional Development Drill

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Atul Singh Chauhan Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 20/09/2018 regarding sand mining in the river bed of Yamuna in Allahabad District without Environmental Clearance and in violation of the conditions of mining leases. Grievance of the applicant is that mining is being permitted contrary to the prohibitory norms in respect of in-stream mining and mining upto the depth of 4 to 6 meters by using pokland machines.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Singh Vs. State of Haryana & Others dated 20/09/2018 regarding stone crushing units in village Karota District Mahendergarh, Haryana and consequential degradation of environment. It is stated that the site of the stone crushers is within 400 mts. from Aravali plantation and reserve forest of village Mukandpura and 70 mts. from an educational institutional i.e. Aravali College for Education for B.Ed., in violation of siting criteria for establishment of stone crusher.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudiep Shrivastava Vs. Union of India & Others dated 20/09/2018. This appeal is against the order passed by the State Government allowing diversion of forest land in favour of Chhattisgarh East West Rail Corridor Ltd., for construction of East West Rail Corridor from Marwahi Forest Division (77.178 ha.) and Katghora Forest Division (382.344 ha.) under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 in Bilaspur and Korba District in the State of Chhattisgarh, subject to conditions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Maharashtra) dated 19/09/2018 regarding illegal sand mining in rivers of India. Proceedings in the present commenced on the basis of an application seeking legal action against illegal sand mining in Yamuna River bed.